General Atomics and Affiliated Companies SAP Business Systems Analyst - Finance in San Diego, California

Job ID#: 19910BR

Company: General Atomics

Title: SAP Business Systems Analyst - Finance

Job Category: Information Technology

City: San Diego

State: California

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Salary

Travel Percentage Required: None

Clearance Required?: No

Job Summary:

General Atomics (GA), and its affiliated companies, is one of the world’s leading resources for high-technology systems development ranging from the nuclear fuel cycle to remotely piloted aircraft, airborne sensors, and advanced electric, electronic, wireless and laser technologies.

We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

We are currently in need of an SAP Business Systems Analyst to join our Finance & Accounting value stream team here in San Diego, CA.

This team supports the Human Resources, Payroll, and Facilities organizations as well as the labor/timekeeping functions and other GA organizations such as, the Security, Safety, and Publications organizations across all of General Atomics & Affiliates. This team also supports operations as well as strategic projects for these various organizations. Functional and technical scope of work expands beyond SAP and into Oracle Apex applications, Commercial Off-the-Shelf applications, and Cloud systems.

This position is responsible for hands on solution architecture, delivery, and ongoing management of the Finance & Accounting (F&A) functions using SAP application suites – ECC, BPC, Concur and Business Intelligence (BI).


  • As part of GA’s ITS Value Stream team, the individual will participate in supporting the GA&A business in the following value stream tracks:

  • Finance (FI)

  • AP

  • AR

  • Fixed Assets

  • GL

  • PS

  • Controlling (CO)

  • Grouping Pegging and Distribution (GPD)

  • Travel Management (Concur)

  • Support and/or lead meetings and discussions on routine ITS projects under minimal supervision:

  • Perform some Project Management Duties

  • Facilitate process-oriented meetings

  • Understand and identify areas for process improvement through functional and technical solutions

  • Distinguish between a reasonable business requirement vs. solution requirement

  • Document the process flow in a swim lane format

  • Engage customers for user acceptance testing

  • Follows established change control procedures for migration to QA and Production.

  • Write functional specifications for complex development objects (Forms, Reports, Interfaces, Conversion, Enhancements, and Workflow)

  • Prototype solution options theoretically and in available systems such as a sandbox

  • Configure SAP system in the responsible modules and manage transports involved in system configuration and development using Solution Manager - CHARM

  • Work closely with the development, security, administration teams, and other functional analysts for cross-functional delivery of solutions

  • Must make “principled decisions” by maintaining the strict confidentiality of sensitive information

  • Perform other duties as assigned or required

Job Qualifications:

  • Typically requires a bachelor’s degree in information technology or related field along with five or more years of progressive applications.

  • Must demonstrate an understanding of SAP principles, theories, concepts and techniques.

  • SAP functional experience in FICO, PS, GPD, BPC, Concur modules desired.

  • ABAP debugging skills, knowledge of user exits, function modules, and relational database skills are preferred

  • Must possess the ability to follow best practices regarding documentation and unit testing.

  • Must be able to manage several tickets and other deliverables in a fast-paced environment and multi-task without sacrificing quality of work.

  • Must demonstrate a thorough understanding of SAP methodology, principles, theories, concepts and techniques

  • Project Lead and Project Management execution skills required.

  • Must “Lean Forward” by possessing the ability to contribute to the development of new processes and solutions, as well as effectively identify, analyze and resolve business process and technical issues.

  • Must be a team player with ability to “work as one” with co-workers and demonstrate professional/social interpersonal relationship management skills

  • Must be able to work extended hours and travel between Company facilities as required.

  • Must possess the ability to understand new concepts quickly and apply them in an evolving environment while contributing to the development of new processes.

  • Must be customer focused and possess: (1) the ability to identify and analyze issues and develop solutions to a variety of complex and diverse problems; (2) excellent analytical, verbal and written communication skills to accurately document, report, and present findings; (3) excellent interpersonal skills to interface with all levels of employees, management and external contacts; (4) the ability to maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information; and (5) excellent computer skills. Ability to work independently or in a team environment is essential, to multi-task in a fast-paced work environment. Experience working in a Government contracting environment.

  • SAP, accounting and finance functional experience in Aerospace and Defense industry is a major plus.

  • Must be a U.S. Person to work in export controlled areas.

General Atomics and affiliated companies is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.